Monday, April 30, 2012

Gingerloft Challenge- Koala Freebie!

Hello Blog Friends!! I am a day late in my share.. SORRY about that!!

This week at Gingerloft the challenge is to use the CUTE FREE Koala designed by Tami!! Hope you will come join the FUN with us!!!

Here is my card.. Need A Hug! I decided to go all girly for this one!!! :)
Hope your week is going well! Thank You for stopping by!!

Sunday, April 29, 2012

PIO- Mothers Day.. NO FLOWERS!!

Happy Sunday Blog Friends! I hope your having a WONDERFUL weekend!!

It is time for a PIO challenge share!! Our challenge is create something for Mothers Day.. but use NO FLOWERS! GASP! That was hard for me!!!

Our sponsor was Bugaboo Stamps (THANK YOU!)  they are offering ONE lucky winner a choice of 7 stamps.. we hope you will play along with us!!

I created a little box this week.. using THIS tutorial (I did not do the PP like she did I cut it and stitched each section instead!)

Box Top-

Side View-
PIO- Mother's Day NO flowers
CMC Copic Challenges - Celebrations
Hiding in My Craft Room - Mother's Day
Crafty Catz - Anything Goes
Southern Girls Challenge Blog- Get Your Girly On
Inspire Me Fridays- Anything Goes
Just Keep On Crafting-Anything Goes
Pixie Cottage - For Mom
Aud Sentiments - Anything Goes
Inky Impressions - Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamps - Anything Goes
Joyful Stamper - Anything Goes
Top Tip Tuesday- Anything But A Card  (Tip, to make my white paper look vintage, I sponged my antique linen distress ink over the WHOLE image, even my coloring part! )

Thank You for stopping by! Have a GREAT day!

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Thanks... for all you do!

Happy SOGGY Tuesday Blog Friends.. after 4 days of SUN.. it has left.. I know I shouldnt complain.. but oh my do I ever get used to that sun.. ha ha! It is due back SOON I am sure! ;)

THANK YOU all for your sweet comments on all the cupcake birthday stuff below, and the SWEET birthday wishes for my girl! It made her DAY! :) She said that was so NICE, Thank You! :)

I have a Thank You card to share today!! Whipped this one up for my Mama!! She is so GOOD to us.. always helping out when we need it! So GLAD she is doing so well after last years episode, and here to keep us all on our toes!!! :) Love you mom! :)

Alrighty here is the card.. and some challenges I am entering!!


Challenges I am entering-
Scrappin Mojo - My Color Challenge (Aqua, Red, and Yellow)
Art with no Boundaries - Anything Goes
Card and Scrap - Use Flowers
Crafts4eternity- Something New-(flowers, and stickpin)
Inspire Me Fridays - Anything Goes
Love to Create - Anything Goes
Make It Mondays - Anything Goes
Oozak Challenge - Anything Goes
PanPastel Challenge - Add a Flower
Paper Creations Ink - April showers bring may flowers
Papertake Weekly - A Stitch in Time

Thanks so much for stopping by.. I am busy with Staff Appreciation goodies for this week at Amandas school.. I will have a BIG share (that was your warning! HA!) later this week to share what we created!
Have a GREAT day!!!

Sunday, April 22, 2012

Happy Birthday!!

Happy Sunday, Happy Earth Day and if your my SWEET girl Amanda.. Happy HAPPY 12th Birthday!!

12 years ago this SWEET, CREATIVE,  KIND , LOVING girl arrived in our lives.. we are BLESSED and so HAPPY she is ours! WE had a FUN FULL day today.. crepe  breakfast, target, kohls, subway to get picnic lunch at the lake, home for a bit, then a game of tennis, then finally a BBQ Steak Dinner and we will have dessert in a bit! I am BEAT I cant keep up with 12 year olds! HA HA!!!

I have some shares for you! :) First off here is the Birthday Girl this AM!! We got her a Camera, and Justin got her a BUCKET of CUPCAKE goodies! :)


Here is her birthday card, I made up using the cupcake card pdf from Digi Chick! 
Challenges are listed below I am entering!

 Here is a tag I whipped up for her package!! :)

Finally here is the card Justin made her.. Queen of Cupcakes.. she LOVED it!! :)

Thank You if you made it this far!! :) I am off to get some BIRTHDAY dessert! :)
Have a GREAT day.. Thanks for stopping by!!!

Challenges for Cupcake Card-
Paper pretties - Create a girl's card
 Crafty Emma - Button It
 Crafts 4 Eternity - Something New (card cut file)
Totally Papercrafts - Buttons
Wags n' Whiskers - Anything Goes
 Card Makin' Mamas - Girlie
 Inspire Me Fridays - Always Anything Goes
 Terrifically Thrilling Thursday - Show Us What You Got
Simon Says Stamp and Show - Anything Goes
Stamp With Fun #157 - Favorite Colors
Whoopsie Daisy - Free and Easy
Papertake Weekly - A Stitch in Time

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Cupcake Card Share!

Happy Wednesday Bloggy Friends!!! Hope your all having a GREAT week!! We are busy busy here in the Johnson household... but I did find some time to join a couple challenges! :)

So I decided to play along on some fun challenges this week!! the AMAZINGLY talented Melissa has been issueing challenges at PTI each week.. I decide to join this week. .our challenge to Shake Up Our Style.. OH MY!! That is a challenge... so here is what I did.. I used NOOOOOO other CS or PP other then the 1 sheet of Vintage Cream... NO flowers.. NO stitching.. this is a BIG deal for me!! hee hee!!! The rest of the challenge was ..
Add something sweet (cupcake)
Background Stamp!

Also joining the CR84FN color challenge! LOVED these colors!!!
Here is my card-

Now 1 before I go.... . I am so SAD Picnik is no more! SIGH! (has anyone tried the new google version? what do you think?) Well I did find Pic Monkey.. and I think it is LOVE! :) It is so easy (like picnik) to edit my photos! it will just take some getting used to the new format!

Thank You for stopping by!! I have LOTS to create the next few days.. so I will be back often! I hope you dont mind! :)
Have a GREAT day!!!

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Card Kit Club- April Share!!

YIPPEE! I am posting within 2 days.. not 2 weeks like last time! LOL!! :) AND it is time for our Card Kit Share - April Style!! :) Our FABULOUS hostess was Mary!! (THANK YOU!!) she sent us all this FUN stuff!! LOVE that Jillybean Paper, and Unity Stamps! and oh the Flowers.. SIGH! LOVE!!!!!

(photo courtesy of Mary!)

I had so much FUN with it!! :) I made up this card- and I used the CUTE bicycle paper to add a strip to the envie! :) (I never do this.. and I like how it looks.. a good way to use up scraps too!)

and a Tag!

I cant wait to see what the rest of the girls created! Here are their links.. so you can stop by and see what they did with our kit!!

As ALWAYS -- THANKS girls for joining our little group! I cant wait to start our next round.. I am thinking of what I want to send next month!!!

Going to join a few challenges this week-
Make It Mondays - Anything Goes
Card Makin Mamas: Getting Girlie
Inspire Me Fridays - Anything Goes
Prairie Fairy Fridays- Anything Goes
Paper sundaes challenge – anything goes
THANKS for stopping by! Have a GREAT Day!

Sunday, April 15, 2012

PIO Challenge- Pop It Up!

Happy Sunday Blog Friends.. Post #2 for the day!!! Sorry I have been so BUSY the last couple weeks with getting our hardwood floors redone, spring break, AND planning my girlys birthday party! I have had no CREATIVE time! BUT That is all gonna change! :) (I hope! LOL!)

Ok on with the fun... my 2nd post today is our PIO challenge- Pop It Up! (had to raise something on the image up! I did the bow on the flower pot!) Digital Delights is our sponsor this week! (THANK YOU!) they have some CUTE digis!!! One lucky winner will get a $5 gift voucher! Hope you will play along!!! Here is my card... (challenges listed below!)

PIO- Pop It Up (3D)
Delightful Challenges - stitching
Aud Sentiments: Spring/Summer Colors
Card Makin Mamas: Getting Girlie
Inspire Me Fridays - Anything Goes
Craft Us Crazy - Mother's Day and/or flowers
Cute Card Thursday - Spring Flowers
Make It Mondays - Anything Goes

Thank You for stopping by!!! Have a GREAT day!!!